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Filing aims to protect North Carolina’s waters from proposed gas pipeline

This week, SELC, on behalf of Haw River Assembly, joined a lawsuit to help the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality defend its deci...

Thank you for fighting the Atlantic Coast Pipeline with us

When, on July 5th, Duke Energy and Dominion Energy abruptly cancelled the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, it didn't come out of nowhere. For years, SELC...

Dominion and Duke Energy abandon Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Updated July 6: When Dominion and Duke Energy announced the Atlantic Coast Pipeline in September 2014, the public knew right from the beginning...

D.C. Circuit hears challenge to unjust FERC practice

Monday the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia heard a challenge to a systematic practice by the Federal Energy Regulatory Co...

Virginia lawmakers ban fracking east of I-95

The Virginia General Assembly is set to ban fracking in the eastern part of the state, a move that comes after a years-long campaign by SELC and...

From the steps of the Supreme Court

Months of preparation boiled down to 30 minutes Monday as SELC and its co-counsel made their case before the Supreme Court of the United States....

Atlantic Coast Pipeline permit before the Supreme Court

On Monday, February 24, the Supreme Court of the United States will hear arguments in United States Forest Service v. Cowpasture River Preservati...

Going Above & Beyond to build a better future for the South

The next major endeavor for the director of SELC’s Virginia office hits close to home. “As lawyers at SELC, we’re always rigorously objective, b...

Union Hill: An ignored history of Virginia, and America

In a recent New York Times opinion piece, Executive Director Jeff Gleason reminded Virginians that the nation’s eyes are on us once again as we g...

Court delivers win for Union Hill citizens over Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Today the Fourth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals handed down a victory in SELC’s case against the Virginia Air Pollution Control Board and t...

Union Hill has day in court

Today, SELC was before the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals challenging the state’s permit for a polluting compressor station sited in the histori...

U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear case on unnecessary and destructive Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Today, the nation’s highest court agreed to review a lower court decision, which revoked a U.S. Forest Service permit for the unnecessary and des...

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